• Iraq Forces Face Tough Resistance In Mosul

    Iraq Forces Face Tough Resistance In Mosul

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    The fighting has driven people from the city. And the jihadist group is now losing fighters faster than it can replace them, he said. Meanwhile, Joint Operations Command spokesman Brig Gen Yahya Rasool said he believed IS was weakening.
  • Briton David Taylor jailed for killing Bali policeman

    Briton David Taylor jailed for killing Bali policeman

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    The Byron Bay woman, sentenced to four years' jail by a Bali court on Monday , has a week to decide whether she will appeal in Bali's High Court or accept the ruling from the panel of three judges. The pair were not convicted of the more serious charge of murder after prosecutors recognised they had not meant to kill the officer. However, last month prosecutor Agung Jayalantara said they should not be convicted of murder - which carries a maximum penalty of 15 years.
  • Alabama's unemployment rate is third highest in the nation

    Alabama's unemployment rate is third highest in the nation

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    The rate was up 0.1 percent from January 2016. Unemployment rates fell in five states, while the rates in Arkansas and OR fell to the lowest on records dating to 1976. " Many economists believe that the very weak labor force/labor market over the course of this economic expansion since the recovery of 2010 and beyond has been a result of people dropping out of the labor force, either discouraged or taking early retirement or just staying out of the labor force until things improve", Pakko ...
  • Buhari's return to Nigeria in photos

    Buhari's return to Nigeria in photos

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    Details of Buhari's condition and the reasons behind his extended medical holiday have not been disclosed. "They don't just swallow everything", Buhari said. Buhari agreed to return to Nigeria in defiance of his doctors' opposition. The former presidential aide, who did a comparative study of the remarks made by the Minister and the President concerning the health status of the President, said the remarks by the two government officials contradicted each other sharply.
  • Vancouver Jewish Community Centre receives second bomb threat in a week

    Vancouver Jewish Community Centre receives second bomb threat in a week

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    Sunday. The JCC in Whitefish Bay and other Jewish community centers around the nation have been targets of threats by phone and email over the last few weeks. No bombs were found at any of the sites, and the centers reopened after being shut down upon receiving the threats. Other locations reporting similar threats included Indianapolis Jewish Community Center in IN; the Jewish Community Center of Greater Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada; and The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish ...
  • Adam Hadwin Keeps Rolling at Valspar Championship

    Adam Hadwin Keeps Rolling at Valspar Championship

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    Hadwin atoned with a superb 230-yard tee shot to 12 feet at the eighth which he converted for birdie, although Cantlay responded with a wedge to three feet at the next before rolling in another cool birdie putt to start the back nine. Hadwin dropped a shot at the sixth after missing a five footer, but birdied the eighth from 11 feet, picked up another shot at the long 11th and drained a 53-foot putt on 13 before his wayward tee shot on the 16th nearly proved costly.
  • Kim Jong Nam's son appears in video for the first time

    Kim Jong Nam's son appears in video for the first time

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    Kim Jong Nam's family has been in exile since 2011 after a fallout with the North Korean regime. Kim's family is believed to be in hiding. The appearance of the video adds to a complex chain of events and increasing tensions surrounding the death of Kim Jong Nam.
  • Judge who told victim to keep her 'knees together' resigns

    Judge who told victim to keep her 'knees together' resigns

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    The Canadian Judicial Council said Camp's conduct was "manifestly and profoundly destructive" in regard to the impartiality and integrity of the bench. The man accused of rape was ultimately found not guilty. Camp apologized and said he was remorseful, claiming it showed he was amenable to rehabilitation.
  • German police detain suspect after axe attack in Duesseldorf

    German police detain suspect after axe attack in Duesseldorf

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    Several people were injured Thursday in what was described as a coordinated axe attack at a train station in Germany. He said there was no serious threat of further attacks and the station remained shut down. Germany suffered a terror attack in Berlin in December a year ago when a lorry ploughed into a Christmas market, killing 12 and injuring 56. "Station closed.
  • Sean Spicer Explains 'What's Not to Love' About Recent WikiLeaks Dump

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    Spicer's comments came several minutes after he had first implied that the White House was unsure whether the president was a target or not. The CIA, meanwhile, issued a statement on Wednesday, publicly accusing WikiLeaks of "jeopardizing" the USA national security and helping adversaries inflict harm on the United States over the leaks.
  • Mitchell Marsh returns home with shoulder injury

    Mitchell Marsh returns home with shoulder injury

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    He enters as the series is poised precariously at 1-1 with India levelling the series in the second Test with a remarkable 75-run win. "Consequently, he will return to Australia to consult with specialists to advise the best course of action", Australia's team physio David Beakley confirmed.
  • Coast Guard, TSA Cuts Would Fund Only Fraction Of Trump's Border Wall

    Coast Guard, TSA Cuts Would Fund Only Fraction Of Trump's Border Wall

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    Media reports , including a story from Business Insider , have said that Trump's budget proposal could include up to $1.3 billion in cuts to the Coast Guard and its operations, according to LoBiondo's press release. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., penned a scathing op-ed for Fox News' website that unfavorably contrasted Trump's promises to increase military spending (which Hunter supports) with the reported Coast Guard cuts.
  • Fisherman shot dead by Lankan Navy; fishermen protest

    Fisherman shot dead by Lankan Navy; fishermen protest

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    In New Delhi , External Affairs Ministry said, "Government of India is deeply concerned at the killing of an Indian fisherman". Seeking her intervention, he said the Sri Lankan envoy should be summoned and the island nation should be told that killing of fishermen will not be tolerated.